The Critical Care Research Group (CCRG) is a world leader in the field of critical care research and biomedical engineering, with a focus on developing technologies that improve outcomes for critically ill patients. 


About CCRG

The Critical Care Research Group (CCRG) – based at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – is a collaborative of multi-disciplinary researchers committed to finding world-first innovative solutions that will lead to healthier living, improved quality of life, fewer hospitalisations and more efficient clinical treatment.

 Our research is clinician-driven and aims to address gaps in current practice to aid clinical decision-making and patient management, resulting in improved levels of care provided to acutely ill patients, improved patient outcomes and reduced healthcare costs. 

International COVID-19 Study

CCRG is currently leading an international study in 300+ centers across the world, to collate ICU data and save lives. 

CCRG Updates

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for 2019 novel Coronavirus Acute Respiratory…

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Shielding Donor Dearts From Ischemic Injury Congratulations to Meredith Redd…

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CCRG Director Professor John Fraser Appointed as APELSO President Congratulations…

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Congratulations to Dr Eric Wu, on being awarded his PhD…

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TPCH Foundation Research Fellowship Congratulations to Dr Chris Chan on…

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Prof. Fraser appointed Co-Chair of the QCVRN Congratulations to Professor…

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Research focuses

  • Heart transplant and heart failure
  • Mechanical heart support
  • ECMO oxygenation, flow and canulation practices
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome management
  • Genomic diagnostic and theraputic solutions

Contact us

For more information about current projects, get in touch via the contact channels below.